Kalen Thorien

Hiking & Mountaineering

Out In The Sierra

Episode
2017  |  18 MIN

Out In The Sierra

Kalen Thorien, professional skier/adventurer, on a 270 mile, solo high traverse in the Sierra Nevada

Kalen Thorien, a professional skier and adventurer, decided to spend her summer on a 270 mile, 18 day, solo high traverse in the Sierra Nevada, a mountain range in the Western United States. Your immediate question is probably “Why?”, well, Kalen probably says it best, “We spend a lot of time seeking answers, hoping for outside forces to propel us into an elevated realm of thinking, the simplicity of a walk in the woods can provide the impermanence that we so often overlook. Out there it is uncluttered and simplified.”

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2017  |  18 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Guilt Trip

Episode
2016  |  36 MIN

Guilt Trip

A climate change film with a skiing problem

The only thing greater than this group of skiers' desire to claim a first ski descent on Greenland's second highest peak is the size of their carbon footprint to get there. Loaded with guilt, they decide to bring along renowned glaciologist, Alun Hubbard, whose hypothesis, if proven, could rewrite popular projections of global sea-level rise. However, the entire expedition is put in question when they arrive in Greenland and discover their objective is beyond the range of all available aircraft.

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2016  |  36 MIN
Freeski & Touring

Guilt Trip Trailer

Clip
2016  |  2 MIN

Guilt Trip Trailer

A climate change film with a skiing problem

The only thing greater than this group of skier's desire to claim a first ski descent on Greenland's second highest peak is the size of their carbon footprint to get there. Loaded with guilt, they decide to bring along renowned glaciologist, Alun Hubbard, who’s scientific hypothesis, if proven, could rewrite popular projections of global sea-level rise. However, the entire expedition is put in question when they arrive in Greenland and discover their objective is beyond the range of all available aircraft.

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2016  |  2 MIN